In the midst of all the distressing photos, videos, and news circulating on the internet for the past months, a video of a 36-day-old COVID-19 survivor being released from the hospital has been making rounds online; touching thousands of hearts, bringing hope amid the pandemic.
On Twitter, @CMOMaharashtra shared the video of the baby’s mother carrying him in her arms as they go out of the hospital room where a number of health workers are waiting outside, applauding the little warrior.
“For people of Maharashtra, age is no bar when it comes to putting up a fight. A 36-day-old baby recovered from COVID-19 at Sion Hospital in Mumbai. Kudos to the team of Doctors, Nurses & Ward Boys,” read the caption of the video, which already has more than 5,000 retweets and over 43,000 favorites, as of writing.
For people of Maharashtra, age is no bar when it comes to putting up a fight. 36 days old baby recovered from COVID-19 at Sion Hospital in Mumbai. Kudos to the team of Doctors, Nurses & Ward Boys 👏🏼👏🏼 @mybmc pic.twitter.com/UmWOtY2JnG
— CMO Maharashtra (@CMOMaharashtra) May 27, 2020
Just like the hospital staff, social media users also celebrated the recovery of the infant. They also honored the efforts and sacrifices of the medical frontliners.
“Baby is born fighter!” @MungekarVaibhav tweeted.
“Soo cute! Nice to hear this news. Thanks to all the frontline workers,” @RajeshPradhan61 wrote.
“My heart melted seeing this video, Sir. Corona didn’t spare a 36-day-old little life but our doctors and nurses didn’t spare corona. Fought day and night to save this little life. My sincere thanks to the doctors, nurses, and state government,” @VrindaRadhakri2 said.
While @IndigenousMumb1 expressed, “I sincerely hope and pray that the same happens to each and every patient detected with COVID.”
According to TimesNowNews.Com, Maharashtra has recorded nearly 60,000 confirmed cases of novel coronavirus disease, as per the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. As of posting, the lethal virus has claimed the lives of over 1,900 people in the state, while more than 18,000 people have recovered from the viral infection.